Windows XP Backup Software to Backup your System State, Partition or Disk

Brithny updated on Sep 07, 2020 to Backup Utility | How-to Articles

Are you seeking a method to restore your XP operating system quickly without reinstalling after it crashes? Are you worried about the data loss before it was too late to backup it? EaseUS Todo Backup is able to backup your partition into one image file, and clone your hard drive to another to solve your problems above safely and easily.

Why do you need XP backup software?

As it is well known, Windows built-in backup utility is handy to some extent, while it may not satisfy your demand in this day and age, say, the different versions of XP for backup functions are not compatible, that is, Windows Backup from the XP Home computer won't make a full and complete automatic recovery type backup on a newly installed XP Pro one; it can only backup files in XP, and backup and restoring must have a floppy drive, while floppy drive is almost extinct.

Suppose you are going to backup the system and restore your entire hard drive in case of a crash, or need to back up the partition or disk to the CD/DVD to protect your data, Windows built-in backup utility in Windows XP, obviously, cannot come to your aid.

Fortunately, depending on your preferences, you can choose third-party backup software. The XP backup software, like EaseUS Todo Backup, is your choice. It can backup your XP system partition in one-click without worrying anymore about system crash or data loss due to some unexpected incidents. EaseUS Todo Backup also enables you to backup system partition to one disk or to CD/DVD.

How to use XP backup software - EaseUS Todo Backup

With easy-to-use operation wizard and user-friendly interface, EaseUS Todo Backup provides you with multiple methods to backup your system state, partition or disk under Windows XP.

Free backup software for xp

If you want to do system state backup, the partition or disk to other safe places, it can create image files of the partition or disk for you, and you can set compression level, priority and image splitting according to your needs. Then you can restore all the data with the image files.

If you choose to clone disk, you will clone the whole source disk to another hard disk (destination disk)

Was This Page Helpful?


Frequently Asked Questions

Why choose EaseUS Todo Backup?

"The easiest way to protect your data and system files."techradar

"EaseUS Todo Backup Free is one of the most popular free data backup applications available. This software offers a myriad of features and is extremely user-friendly. It provides a full system backup, meaning you can back up your entire operating system."TopTenReviews

"EaseUS ToDo Backup Home is a great backup program, well suited to the home and SMB space."PCWorld

What is the difference between Clone and Backup? In what cases should I use Clone?

Clone will copy one disk to another or one partition to another (unallocated space is also supported). Usually, this option is used to upgrade the current disk by creating an identical copy. Backup will generate a .PBD image file containing the selected files or system that can be restored from the .PBD image if needed.

What is the difference between System Backup and Disk Backup?

System Backup will auto-select the system boot related partition(s) as the backup source to make sure the system image can be restored properly. Disk/Partition Backup will allow you to manually select a whole disk or speficy a certain partition as the backup source. You will get the same backup result as System Backup if you manually select the system and boot partitions with the Disk/Partition Backup option.

As a computer newbie, what features should I use to protect my computer?

You can use System Backup to back up the system and boot partitions, use Disk/Partition backup to back up the data partition and add plans to run an automatic backup. If you use the computer frequently or have software that may cause boot failure of the computer, we would suggest you back up the computer every 1 to 2 days. For other situations, you can backup the computer once a week. In addition, you can schedule File Backup to back up the files which are changed frequently.

What kind of storage service should I use to save my backup images?

EaseUS Todo Backup can save backup images to internal disks, external disks, network drives, or free cloud(Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive) and CD/DVD. It is suggested to save the images to the internal/external/network drives to save time as those kinds of disks have a better read-write speed. It is suggested NOT to save the image on the source disk, because once the disk is damaged, all the files on the disk will become unavailable and you will be unable to restore the image.

As a company network administrator, what features should I use to protect our internal computers?

It is recommended that you use the SQL Backup feature to back up your company's SQL server and Exchange Backup feature to back up the Exchange server. In addition, you can execute System Backup to back up the system and boot partitions on every computer and set a plan to execute the backup once a day or twice a week to ensure that the computer can be restored timely when it has boot issues. File Backup feature can be used to back up important user data. If there are a large quantity of computers, you can purchase EaseUS Backup Center to manage the backups on the client computers centrally.

About EaseUS Todo Backup

Be it a file, system, partition, or disk, EaseUS Todo Backup will help you back up or clone the item and provide you with multiple backup plans.